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ZURICH (Reuters) — A Swiss parliamentary committee will discuss the fallout from billions of dollars worth of losses at Credit Suisse amid risk-management failures, bringing political scrutiny to bear on the financial sector, a Sunday paper reported.

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(NMC) — JC Café  on Tinian is the latest company to sign on as a Northern Marianas College ProaPerks Partner, joining many other businesses and organizations. All card-carrying members of the NMC ProaPerks program can now receive 10% off on food and drinks.

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TAIPEI (Central News Agency/Pacnews) — A travel bubble arrangement between Taiwan and its Pacific diplomatic ally Palau will remain in place, even though the Taiwanese carrier that operates flights destined for Palau is combating a pilot shortage caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Deputy Trans…

WEST COVINA, Ca. (USDOL) —  Garment industry workers have too often fallen victim to employers who fail to pay these vulnerable workers all of the wages they have legally earned. A recent U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division investigation found a Los Angeles garment contractor con…

NEW YORK (Reuters) — A disbarred American lawyer who spent more than two decades battling Chevron Corp over pollution in the Ecuadorian rainforest is set to go on trial on Monday in federal court in Manhattan on criminal contempt charges stemming from a lawsuit against him by the energy company.

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(MVA) —   In  celebration  of  May  Tourism  Month,  the Marianas Visitors Authority has organized a series of community events to celebrate and support the primary economic driver of the Marianas.

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LONDON (Reuters) — Shares rose to near record highs on Thursday, underpinned by a better outlook from Europe's leading carmaker Volkswagen and increasing confidence in economic recovery in Germany and more widely.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) — U.S. private payrolls increased by the most in seven months in April as companies rushed to boost production amid a surge in demand, suggesting the economy gained further momentum early in the second quarter, powered by massive government aid and rising Covid-19 vaccinations.

(Reuters) —  Though much more optimistic about U.S. economic growth and unemployment than just a few months ago, Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans on Wednesday reiterated his worries about reaching the Fed's 2% inflation goal and said he expects monetary policy to stay sup…

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) — U.S. businesses have been spending more on technology than on bricks and mortar for more than a decade now, but the trend has accelerated during the pandemic, one more sign that working from home is here to stay.

(Reuters) — Verizon Communications Inc is getting rid of its media businesses that include iconic brands Yahoo and AOL for $5 billion, ending an expensive and unsuccessful run in the media and advertising world.

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WASHINGTON (SBA) — Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman  announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration began registrations on Friday, April 30, 2021, at 9 a.m. EDT and will open applications on Monday, May 3, 2021, at noon EDT for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. The online appl…

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(NMC) —  Northern Marianas College’s Cooperative Research, Extension, and Education Services was recently awarded a $197,690 two-year grant to train personnel to improve Forktail Rabbitfish production in the CNMI and the Micronesian region.

(Reuters) — U.S. economic growth accelerated in the first quarter, fueled by massive government aid to households and businesses, charting the course for what is expected to be the strongest performance this year in nearly four decades.

(Reuters) — U.S. farmer Rob Arkfeld was vacationing on a sandy beach in Mexico's Riviera Maya when he won an online auction to rent 535 acres of cropland back home in Iowa by bidding nearly double the local average for each acre.

LONDON (Reuters) — World shares cozied up close to record highs and the dollar and global bond yields nudged up on Wednesday, as traders waited to see if the U.S. Federal Reserve utters the dreaded "T" word later — tapering of its mass stimulus program.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) —  President Joe Biden on Tuesday will continue his push for a national $15 minimum wage with an executive order that raises pay to at least that level for hundreds of thousands of federal contract workers, according to senior White House officials.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) — New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods rose solidly in March and shipments surged, cementing expectations that economic growth accelerated in the first quarter as massive government aid and improving public health boosted demand.

NEW YORK (Reuters) — Some of Wall Street's biggest names are predicting a pause in a rally that has taken the S&P 500 to fresh records this year, leaving investors trying to determine whether to lock in some of the breathtaking gains or stay the course.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) — U.S. factory activity powered ahead in early April, though manufacturers increasingly struggled to source raw materials and other inputs as a reopening economy leads to a boom in domestic demand, which could slow momentum in the months ahead.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits last week dropped to a fresh one-year low, suggesting layoffs were subsiding and strengthening expectations for another month of blockbuster job growth in April as a re-opening economy unleashes pent-u…

LONDON (Reuters) — Oil prices bucked the downward trend of recent days to rise on Thursday after the European Central Bank announced stimulus would keep flowing to counter the economic impact of the pandemic while the dollar edged lower.